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Philadelphia Events for Friday, December 7
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December 6, 2012

First Annual Frankford Avenue Tree Lighting And Prize Grab Stroll Goes Down Tomorrow, Friday, December 7

If you didn’t get a chance to check out any tree lighting ceremonies in the city this season, you’re in luck. This Friday, December 7, Philabundance will be flipping the switch on their tree in front of Little Baby’s Ice Cream on Frankford Avenue, and they want you to help decorate it. Stop by

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November 12, 2012

1812 Productions’ Dave And Aaron Go To Work Stars Two Masters Of Physical Comedy In A Wordless Vaudevillian Production, Opening November 29

The actors may be silent, but the audience won’t be able to keep quiet when 1812 Productions presents Dave and Aaron Go to Work, opening at Plays & Players Theatre on November 29. You just can’t help but laugh out loud at the antics that go on in this wordless comedy about two friends in […]

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October 15, 2012

Diálogo 365, The Largest Latino Arts Exhibition In Philadelphia, Opens At City Hall This Thursday, October 18

Co-presented by Art in City Hall and the office of Councilwoman María-Quiñonez-Sánchez, the 2012 edition of Diálogo 365 opens its doors to Carpe Diem, an exhibition showcasing the work of the region’s emerging and establishedLatino, Latin American and Caribbean artists this Thursday, October 18. Carpe Diem is the fourth installment of Casa de Venezuela’s annual art exhibition dedicated to promoting the […]

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October 22, 2012

Freud’s Last Session, An Imagined Meeting Of Two Great Minds, Opens At The Arden Theatre Thursday October 25

Great minds think alike. Or do they? Well, that depends on who those minds are and the subject matter. But if those two minds are the father of modern psychology and a young author destined for literary fame, you can count on spirited discussions offering much food for thought. That’s just what you get with […]

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November 26, 2012

Arden Theatre Company Puts A New Spin On The Classic Cinderella Story, Starting November 28

The story of Cinderella gets a fresh spin when Arden Children’s Theatre presents this classic tale, starting on November 28. In this version, Cinderella is extremely feisty, the stepsisters are twins, the prince plays a larger role than usual and Mozart makes an appearance. When it comes to children’s fare, the Arden Theatre Company looks […]

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December 4, 2012

Catch Philadanco At The Kimmel Center, December 7-9

The holiday season is a great time to enjoy Philadelphia performing arts. One such opportunity is approaching this weekend: Philadanco will be back on the Perelman Theater stage at the Kimmel Center performing Back to Black, including the Philly premiere of Matthew Rushing’s Moan, December 7-9 The renowned contemporary dance company will honor the dance […]

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December 17, 2012

Catch Remnants Of Longwood Gardens’ Sensational Summer LIGHT Installation, Still On Display Through The Holidays

Longwood Gardens is one of the Philadelphia region’s most special attractions, a lush world of exotic flowers and plants, with each season bringing a different pleasure: spring magnolias and azaleas; summer roses and water lilies; fall foliage and chrysanthemums; and winter camellias, orchids and palms. This season is an extra-special time to visit Longwood Gardens, […]

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October 15, 2012

Coming Attraction: The Franklin Institute Presents Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, Showcasing 300 Items Retrieved From The Epic Shipwreck, On View Starting November 10

100 years ago, on April 15, 1912, the world’s largest ship of its time sank into the depths of the ocean after colliding with an iceberg, tragically claiming more than 1,500 lives and bringing to a halt the world’s unshakeable confidence in modern technology. The Franklin Institute is honoring the centennial anniversary of one of […]

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November 30, 2012

Count Down To Feliz Navidad With The 25 Days Of Tequila At Cantina Dos Segundos, December 1-25

Cantina Dos Segundos is giving you a whole new celebration of what, to them, is holy, throughout the month of December. Consider this your Tequila-fied Advent Calendar: from December 1 until Feliz Navidad, the 25 Days of Tequila will allow you to count down the days to Christmas with tons of drink deals, prizes, surprises, […]

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November 28, 2012

Fairmount Park’s Holiday Historic House Tours Return December 1-9

Fairmount Park’s historic mansions will be dressed up again this year for the holiday season. From December 1-9, prepare to be impressed by the yuletide decorations and spirit of the “Charms of Farimount Park” holiday tours. Five of the Fairmount mansions — Laurel Hill, Lemon Hill, Mount Pleasant, Ormiston and Woodford — will be seasonally […]

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